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October 11, 2018

UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 150 Wednesday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 10.10.2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NETWORK FINALS:  There were 0.1 bumps for SURVIVOR, CHICAGO FIRE and EMPIRE in final numbers.

 

 

 

 

Broadcast Official Nationals Program Ratings Chart  

 

CABLE HIGHLIGHTS:  FX’s AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE led Wednesday cable with an 0.02 bump to 1.02.  ESPN’s Lakers vs. Warriors NBA PRESEASON game was at 0.78, and the early game was at 0.37.  Comedy Central’s SOUTH PARK gained 0.06 to 0.59.  VH1’s BLACK INK CREW rose 0.07 to 0.56, and SAFEWORD was down 0.03 to 0.21.  The latest hurricane boosted the Weather Channel throughout the day, led by the 2PM hour at 0.39.  Fox News’s HANNITY topped cable news at 0.38/0.62/3.7M, with MSNBC’s RACHEL MADDOW SHOW at 0.33/0.48/2.9M, and CNN’s CUOMO PRIME TIME at 0.30/0.39/1.4M.  Food Network’s GUY’S GROCERY GAMES edged up 0.02 to 0.31.  On History, FORGED IN FIRE dropped 0.09 to 0.28, and KNIFE OR DEATH ticked up to 0.23.  On ID, HOMICIDE HUNTER fell 0.11 to 0.27, and WHAT LIES BENEATH ticked up to 0.23.  Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS gained 0.04 to 0.27.  On HGTV, PROPERTY BROTHERS lost 0.03 to 0.26, HOUSE HUNTERS dropped 0.04 to 0.19, and HOUSE HUNTERS INTL was down 0.04 to 0.15.  OWN’s GREENLEAF ticked down to 0.24.  MTV’s ARE YOU THE ONE shed 0.02 to 0.22.  FXX’s IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA ticked up to 0.20.  E!’s TOTAL DIVAS climbed 0.03 to 0.20.  El Rey’s LUCHA UNDERGROUND was at 0.02/84K.  

Top 50 Original Cable Telecasts with Demographic Detail

Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts
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Top 150 Original Cable Telecasts: Wednesday October 10, 2018 P18-49 P2+
Rank Program Net Start Mins Rating (000s)
1 AMERICAN HORROR STORY FX 10:00 PM 60 1.02 2,116
2 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: GOLDEN STATE/LA LAKERS ESPN 10:38 PM 157 0.78 1,975
3 SOUTH PARK COMEDY CENTRAL 10:00 PM 30 0.59 966
4 BLACK INK CREW 7 VH1 10:00 PM 61 0.56 1,087
5 NBA AFTER THE BUZZER  L ESPN 1:15 AM 15 0.42 971
6 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.39 2,305
7 HANNITY FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.38 3,748
8 NBA PRE-SEASON    L: INDIANA/CHICAGO ESPN 8:15 PM 143 0.37 1,033
9 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.37 2,199
10 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.36 2,181
11 TUCKER CARLSON TONIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.33 3,485
12 SPORTSCENTER 1AM        L ESPN 1:30 AM 30 0.33 707
13 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.33 2,235
14 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.33 1,807
15 RACHEL MADDOW SHOW MSNBC 9:00 PM 60 0.33 2,912
16 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.32 1,515
17 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.31 1,787
18 GUYS GROCERY GAMES FOOD NETWORK 9:00 PM 60 0.31 865
19 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.31 1,340
20 CUOMO PRIME TIME CNN 9:00 PM 60 0.30 1,356
21 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.30 1,878
22 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.30 1,543
23 NBA COURTSIDE  L ESPN 8:00 PM 15 0.29 815
24 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.29 1,351
25 ANDERSON COOPER 360 CNN 8:00 PM 60 0.28 1,368
26 FORGED IN FIRE HISTORY 9:00 PM 63 0.28 1,053
27 HOMICIDE HUNTER LT JOE KE INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 10:00 PM 60 0.27 1,245
28 REAL HOUSEWIVES OF DALLAS BRAVO 9:00 PM 60 0.27 675
29 CNN TONIGHT CNN 10:00 PM 60 0.26 1,096
30 INGRAHAM ANGLE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.26 3,195
31 PROP BROS BUY AND SELL HOME AND GARDEN TV 9:00 PM 60 0.26 1,385
32 FIVE, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 5:00 PM 60 0.26 2,764
33 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.26 1,559
34 DAILY SHOW COMEDY CENTRAL 11:00 PM 31 0.25 794
35 SPECIAL RPT W/BRET BAIER FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 PM 60 0.25 2,799
36 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,108
37 GREENLEAF OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK 10:00 PM 60 0.24 1,172
38 NBA PRE-GAME    L ESPN 7:00 PM 60 0.24 559
39 SPORTSCENTER MORNING    L ESPN 2:00 AM 60 0.24 494
40 ERIN BURNETT OUTFRONT CNN 7:00 PM 60 0.24 1,133
41 STORY, THE FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 PM 60 0.23 2,525
42 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN 5:30 PM 30 0.23 671
43 LOUD HOUSE NICKELODEON 6:00 PM 30 0.23 1,078
44 KNIFE OR DEATH HISTORY 10:03 PM 62 0.23 790
45 WHAT LIES BENEATH INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 9:00 PM 60 0.23 1,112
46 ARE YOU THE ONE SSN 7 MTV 10:00 PM 61 0.22 422
47 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.22 1,462
48 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 2:00 PM 60 0.22 1,997
49 LAST WORD W/ L. ODONNELL MSNBC 10:00 PM 60 0.21 2,133
50 SITUATION ROOM CNN 6:00 PM 60 0.21 1,050
51 SAFEWORD SSN2 VH1 11:01 PM 30 0.21 397
52 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.20 1,308
53 ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELP FXX 10:00 PM 31 0.20 342
54 TOTAL DIVAS E! 9:00 PM 59 0.20 380
55 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 1:00 PM 60 0.20 1,940
56 NHL REGULAR SEASON  L: LAS VEGAS/WASHINGTON NBC SPORTS NETWORK 8:03 PM 174 0.20 543
57 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 9:00 AM 60 0.20 1,991
58 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 3:00 PM 60 0.20 1,071
59 LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER CNN 4:00 PM 60 0.20 1,252
60 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 3:00 PM 60 0.19 1,866
61 YOUR WORLD W/NEIL CAVUTO FOX NEWS CHANNEL 4:00 PM 60 0.19 1,927
62 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.19 1,069
63 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 2:00 PM 60 0.19 1,142
64 BOJACK HORSEMAN COMEDY CENTRAL 10:30 PM 30 0.19 345
65 CNN TONIGHT CNN 11:00 PM 60 0.19 822
66 HOUSE HUNTERS HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:00 PM 30 0.19 1,356
67 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 10:00 AM 60 0.19 1,863
68 AROUND THE HORN ESPN 5:00 PM 30 0.19 509
69 AMERICAS NEWSROOM FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 AM 60 0.18 1,788
70 SHEPARD SMITH REPORTING FOX NEWS CHANNEL 12:00 PM 60 0.18 1,853
71 SITUATION ROOM CNN 5:00 PM 60 0.18 1,258
72 FOX NEWS AT NIGHT FOX NEWS CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.18 1,877
73 SPORTSCENTER EARLY      L ESPN 6:00 PM 60 0.17 399
74 WOLF CNN 1:00 PM 60 0.16 1,046
75 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.16 707
76 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.16 757
77 ALL IN W/ CHRIS HAYES MSNBC 8:00 PM 60 0.16 1,692
78 HOUSE HUNTERS INTL HOME AND GARDEN TV 10:30 PM 30 0.15 1,351
79 INSIDE POLITICS CNN 12:00 PM 60 0.15 1,006
80 FIRST TAKE   L: N/A ESPN 10:00 AM 120 0.15 366
81 GAME NIGHT HBO PRIME 8:00 PM 100 0.14 390
82 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 8:00 AM 60 0.14 1,848
83 11TH HOUR W/B. WILLIAMS MSNBC 11:00 PM 60 0.14 1,442
84 BUREAU OF MAGICAL THINGS NICKELODEON 7:30 PM 30 0.14 620
85 E! NEWS E! 7:00 PM 60 0.13 340
86 HIGHLY QUESTIONABLE ESPN 4:30 PM 30 0.13 351
87 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 12:00 PM 60 0.13 293
88 HARDBALL WITH C. MATTHEWS MSNBC 7:00 PM 60 0.13 1,550
89 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 12:00 AM 60 0.13 568
90 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 7:00 AM 60 0.12 1,474
91 STORAGE WARS AC: BW:107/196/181/5/124/139/175/135 A&E NETWORK 8:00 PM 241 0.12 534
92 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN 7:00 AM 60 0.12 278
93 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 10:00 AM 60 0.12 819
94 CNN NEWSROOM CNN 9:00 AM 60 0.12 697
95 NBA: THE JUMP L ESPN 3:00 PM 60 0.12 273
96 NFL LIVE                L ESPN 1:30 PM 90 0.11 299
97 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 1:00 AM 60 0.11 487
98 OTL – FIRST REPORT   L ESPN 1:00 PM 30 0.11 229
99 AT THIS HOUR CNN 11:00 AM 60 0.11 834
100 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: HURRICANE MICHAEL MSNBC 4:00 PM 180 0.11 1,198
101 BUNNICULA THE CARTOON NETWORK 11:30 AM 30 0.11 257
102 HIGH NOON (9AM PACIFIC) ESPN 4:00 PM 30 0.10 267
103 NEW DAY CNN 8:00 AM 60 0.10 670
104 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE BRAVO 11:00 PM 30 0.10 288
105 FOX AND FRIENDS FOX NEWS CHANNEL 6:00 AM 60 0.10 1,182
106 MSNBC LIVE W/ S.RUHLE MSNBC 9:00 AM 60 0.10 989
107 STRANGE EVIDENCE TRAVEL CHANNEL 10:00 PM 60 0.09 335
108 MORNING JOE: N/A MSNBC 6:00 AM 180 0.09 926
109 WEATHER CENTER LIVE THE WEATHER CHANNEL 2:00 AM 60 0.09 385
110 GET UP   L: N/A ESPN 8:00 AM 120 0.09 249
111 WHEELER DEALERS VELOCITY 10:00 PM 60 0.09 352
112 MSNBC LIVE W/ A.VELSHI MSNBC 3:00 PM 60 0.09 1,031
113 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 9:00 PM 60 0.08 415
114 MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM TRAVEL CHANNEL 8:00 PM 60 0.08 424
115 MSNBC SPECIAL COVERAGE: HURRICANE MICHAEL MSNBC 1:00 PM 120 0.08 916
116 NEW DAY CNN 7:00 AM 60 0.08 533
117 CONCACAF WOMENS CHAMP L: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO/USA FOX SPORTS 1 7:30 PM 120 0.08 239
118 SPORTSCENTER PRIME    L ESPN2 7:00 PM 60 0.08 208
119 FIRST TAKE: N/A ESPN2 12:00 PM 120 0.08 153
120 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 8:00 AM 60 0.08 310
121 PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ESPN2 6:30 PM 30 0.08 203
122 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 6:00 AM 60 0.08 284
123 IJ: INSIDE JOKES TRUTV 10:30 PM 30 0.07 161
124 VICE NEWS TONIGHT HBO PRIME 7:31 PM 23 0.07 312
125 SYFY MOVIE SYFY 12:33 AM 117 0.07 252
126 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 7:00 AM 60 0.07 244
127 GARAGE SQUAD VELOCITY 9:00 PM 60 0.07 346
128 MONSTERS AND MYSTERIES IN TRAVEL CHANNEL 11:00 PM 60 0.07 262
129 NHL LIVE POST NBC SPORTS NETWORK 10:57 PM 34 0.07 166
130 SPORTSCENTER AM      L ESPN2 9:00 AM 60 0.07 118
131 MSNBC LIVE W/ H.JACKSON MSNBC 10:00 AM 60 0.07 857
132 GET UP: N/A ESPN2 10:00 AM 120 0.07 122
133 17 AGAIN HBO PRIME 12:00 PM 102 0.06 140
134 NEW DAY CNN 6:00 AM 60 0.06 445
135 ANDREA MITCHELL REPORTS MSNBC 12:00 PM 60 0.06 860
136 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 9:00 AM 60 0.06 315
137 MSNBC LIVE W/ C.MELVIN MSNBC 11:00 AM 60 0.06 818
138 NFL TOTAL ACCESS NFL NETWORK 7:00 PM 60 0.05 158
139 MORNING EXPRESS W/ MEADE HLN 10:00 AM 60 0.05 237
140 NFL MICD UP NFL NETWORK 6:00 PM 30 0.05 111
141 COMEDY KNOCKOUT TRUTV 11:00 PM 30 0.05 108
142 NOTICIAS CON D. MAERKER GALAVISION 12:00 AM 30 0.05 109
143 UNDISPUTED L: 518 FOX SPORTS 1 9:30 AM 150 0.05 132
144 BLACK-ISH BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TV 4:30 PM 30 0.05 125
145 NFL FANTASY LIVE NFL NETWORK 5:00 PM 60 0.05 129
146 HERD L: 837 FOX SPORTS 1 12:00 PM 180 0.05 101
147 FOOD OBSESSED COOKING CHANNEL 9:00 PM 30 0.05 178
148 FULL GAME BROADCAST: 2018 WK 5 ATL VS. PIT NFL NETWORK 8:00 PM 180 0.05 257
149 HOME & FAMILY: N/A HALLMARK CHANNEL 10:00 AM 120 0.05 185
150 MAD MONEY CNBC 6:00 PM 60 0.05 253

 

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About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.




8 Comments


  1. CW’s All-American I hope those numbers are good enough for them. The show is fantastic!


  2. mike1

    How about Lucha Underground?


  3. Matt

    How about Lucha Underground on El Rey?


  4. Amaury

    Series low for The Loud House. Terrible for The Bureau of Magical Things.

    Also, whoo! FBI picked up for full season order: https://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/more-tv-news/fbi-gets-full-season-pickup-at-cbs/


  5. Daven

    How about Lucha Underground (El Rey Network)?


  6. Anom

    Hi. Can you please tell me the viewership of Lucha Underground on El Rey Network? Thanks.


  7. Alex

    Do you have the number for Lucha Underground? Thanks.



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